About this course
Computer science is the study of how computers are designed and used for computation, data processing, and systems control. Professionals in the field design and develop computer hardware and software, and create computer programs that enable computers to perform intended functions.
Frederick Community College’s Computer Science program offers a foundation in programming with credits that can be transferred to a four-year college. The computer science field offers opportunities for employment to graduates with knowledge and skills in computer programming, software development, or applications development.
FCC offers the following program options for students interested in computer science. Credits earned in the certificate program may be applied to the associate degree.
Submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores directly to the Admissions Office. Minimum acceptable score is 500 on the paper-based test, 173 on the computer-based test or 61 on the internet-based test.